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VP, Technology Counsel

Skydance Interactive

Skydance is looking for a VP, Technology Counsel to join the Legal team supporting all divisions at Skydance.  The ideal candidate has experience in technology and media vendor agreements, terms of use and privacy policies for software and gaming offerings, information security and data privacy legal issues and related corporate best practices; and has stellar organization skills with a demonstrated ability to manage multiple stakeholders in a fast-paced environment. 

The role will require the ability to apply a commercial, common-sense approach to the work at hand while also maintaining attention to detail, as well as the ability to work independently while also being collaborative in a team environment.

Responsibilities

    • Negotiate, draft and manage the Company’s portfolio of software and technology-related vendor and third-party licensing agreements.
    • Draft, manage and maintain terms of use, privacy policies and other guidelines and user-facing documents for the Company’s gaming properties.
    • Work across divisions as the legal team’s point person for managing information security, data privacy and related infringement policing; and for creating and maintaining a cohesive vendor agreement and corporate policy depository and database. 
    • Work closely with the Company’s Information Security and Information Technology team and across divisions to draft, develop and implement corporate technology and security policies (such as policies covering data privacy and retention, IT security and document retention).
    • Serve as the Company’s point person for take-down notices and related enforcement activities against third-parties misappropriating and otherwise violating the Company’s intellectual property. 

Requirements

    • Juris Doctor Degree.
    • Member in good standing of the California bar (or ability to qualify as a Registered In-House Counsel in California) .
    • 6+ years of experience, with at least 4+ years of corporate law experience at a top tier law firm preferred.
    • Strong project management, time management, and long-term planning skills.
    • Strong attention to detail and ability to multi-task in fast-paced, dynamic environment.
    • Analytical, problem-solving, interpersonal, strategic thinking and reasoning skills.
    • Ability to communicate effectively and efficiently through demonstrated strong written and verbal communication skills.
    • Proven ability to handle confidential information and interface with all levels of management.
    • Positive attitude.
Skydance is a diversified media company founded by David Ellison in 2010 to create high quality, event-level entertainment for global audiences. The Company brings to life stories of immersive worlds across its feature film, television, interactive, and animation divisions.
 
Skydance is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to building and fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workforce. We welcome and consider applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, pregnancy status, military/veteran status, disability, or any other protected category. Diversity in the workplace is not just a commitment, it is who we are and a reflection of what makes our world special.  

Recruitment Fraud Alert
It has come to our attention that there may be fraudulent activity by individuals impersonating our Talent Acquisition team. Skydance will only contact you from an official “@skydance.com” email address. If you suspect that you are being contacted by an unauthorized person or believe that the correspondence you have received is suspicious, please do not click on any links or attachments in such emails and submit any questions or concerns to our information security team at information.security@skydance.com. 
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Location: Santa Monica, Los Angeles
Date found: 2022-11-06

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